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Deutzia x rosea is often confused with:
Deutzia Form
Plants that fill a similar niche:
Nyssa sylvatica Nyssa sylvatica
Ilex decidua Ilex decidua
Dryopteris goldieana frond

Deutzia x rosea

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
DOO-zee-uh RO-zay-uh
Description

Rose Deutzia is a compact, rounded shrub with arching branches with pink to white flowers. It is easily grown in well-drained average garden soil in full sun to partial shade. This shrub matures to 2-3 feet high. The pinkish blooms are held in loose panicles up to 5 inches long. 

Use this shrub in borders, as a specimen, a foundation plant or in small groups.

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See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Yuki Cherry Blossom'
    Bi-colored creamy white and pink flowers
'Yuki Cherry Blossom'
Tags:
#deciduous#deer resistant
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Yuki Cherry Blossom'
    Bi-colored creamy white and pink flowers
'Yuki Cherry Blossom'
Tags:
#deciduous#deer resistant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Deutzia
    Family:
    Hydrangeaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Stem Cutting
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Cultivated
    Wildlife Value:
    This plant is seldom damaged by deer.
    Dimensions:
    Height: 2 ft. 0 in. - 3 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 2 ft. 0 in. - 3 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Arching
    Rounded
    Growth Rate:
    Medium
    Maintenance:
    Medium
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    Clay
    Loam (Silt)
    Sand
    Soil pH:
    Acid (<6.0)
    Neutral (6.0-8.0)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Moist
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5a, 5b, 6b, 6a, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9b, 9a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    White
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Panicle
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
    Flower Shape:
    Bell
    Star
    Flower Petals:
    4-5 petals/rays
    Flower Size:
    < 1 inch
    Flower Description:
    5/8 inch star to bell-shaped flowers are pale pink in panicles 3-5 inches long. Blooms early summer
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Opposite
    Leaf Shape:
    Elliptical
    Lanceolate
    Leaf Margin:
    Serrate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    1-3 inches
    Leaf Width:
    1-3 inches
    Leaf Description:
    Opposite, simple leaves are oval and up to 3 inches long and 1 to 1.5 inches wide with pointed tips.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Naturalized Area
    Walkways
    Landscape Theme:
    Cottage Garden
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Foundation Planting
    Hedge
    Small groups
    Specimen
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer